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ABM Industries Interview Questions

Updated Oct 16, 2014
Updated Oct 16, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Human Resource Clerk/Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at ABM Industries in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very disorganized. Unprofessional Organization. Human Resources does not give a squat about their applicants. BEWARE PPL

    This is for when I was applying for the job as an HR Clerk/ Receptionist. But I think it speaks for the rest of the dept in HR.
    Heres my experience about the HR Clerk position*

    Got a call for HR clerk on 10/8/2014 (WEDS) from a HR rep from ABM in montebello, ca area code. She told me that someone will get in contact with me shortly. 10/10/2014 (FRI) arrives and still no answers or contact. I decided to call this lady...she didnt leave a name in the first place (partially my fault)...... i know..... but I thought i was gonna get a call from a ABM recruiter soon.......BUT they left me high and dry. This lady told me the interview was going be tuesday 10/14/2014 and no one ever followed up on that. I did not know what time the interview was..... where the location of the interview..... and who would be interviewing me.... i was sort of left in the dark. So I decided to do my own research.......keep reading

    The day before the interview, i was scrambling to get some information on the whereabouts for the interview. I called the HR dept after getting doing some research online... and every person I talk to from HR was either incompetent or completely rude. Was I wrong trying to find out where and what time my interview was going to take place???

    The HR dept was horrible in trying to direct me to the right place. They finally directed to me to the HR recruiters in LA. I believe her name was Julie and another guy name was William. I left Julie a voicemail and low and behold.... straight to voicemail ! I personally took a day off to try and go to this interview and I felt like I just lost money #1 and #2 I wasted alot of time and energy by trying to make this interview happen. I started calling hr from 9:30 am - 5:00pm and I couldnt get one single answers of what time and where was my interview. Aint that something???!!!!???

    The HR receptionist told me that if they dont get in touch with you... you can try and call at 8 am. Are u kidding me? how professional is that?? Call in the DAY OF THE INTERVIEW??? People need to prepare and get ready not be on...STANDBY. I have given up the fact that I want to work for this company.

    If they cant coordinate a interview with such a simple process... Im wondering how good is this company in the long run. I decided even if they call me, I will decline any future employment with ABM.

    ---Anyways, I hope you guys read my reviews. This is for my experience only. Everyone's different. There's a reason why ABM has low ratings b/c they are what they present themselves. Think about all these review guys before you quit your current job. Fact or fiction, these reviews speak for themselves. I wouldnt gamble my current job for this company. NO WAY. NO HELL.---

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bilingual Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisle, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisle, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at ABM Industries in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    There wasn't a phone interview. The Regional Director of HR called me and asked me to come in. It was a panel interview. They were very unfriendly and it was a cold environment. The office facility is nice. They never followed up with me to let me know I was not selected. I left with a horrible impression. This company is unorganized and unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at ABM Industries.

    Interview Details

    You get some training while you are there, them you take a test and you have to take a drug test too. Then you answer some more question on another paper.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at ABM Industries in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application via the company website, and received a call the very next day for an interview. I went to the interview, and was interviewed by two different hiring managers. They asked a few questions about myself, and what I knew about the company. I was told that this would be a great fit for me as a Military Veteran, and was given words of encouragement as I left. I received a generic email from the HR department the next morning stating that I was not being offered the position. In this specific position, I believe my age was a factor in the denial.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Senior Manager - Safety Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Eager to bring you on board, onboarding experience not what it needs to be. I would say this is pretty much the same as most organizations of this caliber. Contract services never changes....

    Interview Questions
    • No onboarding experience. You have to figure it out yourself.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Hard to make a decision, but took the risk
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Human Recources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ABM Industries in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very interesting. The most entertaining interview I have ever had. Everything was very to the point and they explained everything in detail from the start. Kept me in the loop the entire time and when they said to call for any updates they actual meant it. Very good first impression of the company culture.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions where hard. They kept everything very simple.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Portfolio Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume on the company website for carrier opportunities and I got an email back to schedule for an interview. I called and scheduled the interview with them and once it was done I got the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Not sure I had a difficult question to answer since I had some managerial experience before I interviewed with ABM.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  9.  

    HRIS Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a weekinterviewed at ABM Industries in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    A head hunter saw my resume on CareerBuilder and gave me a call. I had a phone interview a week later with a recruiter. I was invited for an in person interview 2 days later. The in person interview was a panel interview with the hiring manager and 2 team leads. The interview questions were typical (Behavioral and tactical). The hiring manager went into detail about the job duties and gave background information about the team and company as a whole.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I did not feel the role was aligned with my career objectives.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Patient Transport Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alabaster, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alabaster, AL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at ABM Industries in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Submitted my resume online. Received a phone interview 3 days later. Had to complete an online assessment exam. Was called back and scheduled for an in person interview which lasted about 2 hours with a Department head. The whole process took 5 weeks. The pay was never mentioned and I never asked.

    Interview Questions
    • Have I ever made a wrong decision in my career.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at ABM Industries.

    Interview Details

    Recruited by HR, met with Hiring manager and HR, met with VP of sales, met with hiring manager for offer presentation.

    Negotiation Details
    negotiated base salary up 2%
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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